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Olympia in the news ticker: Alexander Zverev plays for the final - against superstar Novak Djokovic

2021-07-29T23:51:03.243Z

Tennis star Alexander Zverev wants to go to the final in Tokyo, the Germany eight is fighting for gold. The news from Olympia 2021 on Friday here in the ticker.



Tennis star Alexander Zverev wants to go to the final in Tokyo, the Germany eight is fighting for gold.

The news from Olympia 2021 on Friday here in the ticker.

  • Olympia 2021: On Friday (July 30th) some decisions will be made in Japan.

  • Alexander Zverev fights for the final at the summer games, the Germany eight for gold.

  • The most important news for the seventh Olympic day from Tokyo here in the news ticker.

Munich / Tokyo - Tennis professional Alexander Zverev is considered very ambitious, sometimes a little too ambitious.

But in the semi-finals in Tokyo, the 24-year-old from Hamburg will need just this ambition against superstar Novak Djokovic in order to secure a medal at the Olympics 2021 at best by moving into the men's singles final.

From 8 a.m. (CET) and 3 p.m. local time, the young German and the experienced Serb face each other on the court.

Olympic news from Friday (July 30th): Alexander Zverev challenges tennis superstar Novak Djokovic

 "I know that I have the toughest opponent in tennis in front of me," said Zverev after his entry into the semi-finals in Tokyo: "And I know that I have to play my best tennis to even have a chance." he defeated the French Jeremy Chardy 6: 4 and 6: 1 in the quarterfinals.

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If he wins against 34-year-old Djokovic, it would be the second medal in the men's singles for the German Tennis Association (DTB) since silver for Tommy Haas in 2000 in Sydney.

The fifth on the ATP tour is a clear outsider against the first in the world rankings, Djokovic, on the other hand, is the big favorite to win the Olympics in 2021. The superstar of the industry has presented himself too confidently this season so far.

Is it still possible for Alexander Zverev to progress?

Follow the most important news from the summer games in Tokyo here in the news ticker.

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Source: merkur

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